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Pope Francis Wades Into the Rohingya Crisis
December 07, 2017
Pope Francis Wades Into the Rohingya Crisis
The Pope treads carefully to avoid a diplomatic incident, even while focusing world attention on the Rohingya crisis.
Pope Francis Wades Into the Rohingya Crisis
Has Caste Discrimination Followed Indians Overseas?
December 06, 2017
Has Caste Discrimination Followed Indians Overseas?
The United Kingdom, and particularly the Indian diaspora, debates anti-caste discrimination legislation.
Has Caste Discrimination Followed Indians Overseas?
Hanging by a Thread: The Dying Art of Kashmir Weaving
November 29, 2017
Hanging by a Thread: The Dying Art of Kashmir Weaving
Conflict in the valley threatens an ancient craft.
Hanging by a Thread: The Dying Art of Kashmir Weaving
Australia’s Same-Sex Marriage Breakthrough
November 28, 2017
Australia’s Same-Sex Marriage Breakthrough
What same-sex marriage legislation in Australia could mean for LGBTQI Rights in Asia.
Australia’s Same-Sex Marriage Breakthrough
Journalists in Balochistan: Caught Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea
November 22, 2017
Journalists in Balochistan: Caught Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea
Insurgents and security forces alike are targeting Balochistan's reporters.
Journalists in Balochistan: Caught Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea
Myanmar's Deadly Hot Air Balloon Festival
November 21, 2017
Myanmar's Deadly Hot Air Balloon Festival
The Taunggyi Tazaungdaing or Festival of Lights sees fireworks mixed with hot air balloons, all handled by amateurs.
Myanmar's Deadly Hot Air Balloon Festival
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
November 14, 2017
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
Rohingya refugees in India meet religious nationalists who want them gone — again.
From Myanmar to India, Persecution Haunts Rohingya
Vietnam Wrestles With Christianity
November 13, 2017
Vietnam Wrestles With Christianity
Why hundreds of thousands of ethnic Hmong have converted to Christianity in Vietnam over the past 30 years.
Vietnam Wrestles With Christianity
Why This Delhi Man Feeds Thousands Daily
November 10, 2017
Why This Delhi Man Feeds Thousands Daily
Veerji, along with his group of volunteers, cares for India's homeless.
Why This Delhi Man Feeds Thousands Daily
The Mothers Who Fled Marawi
November 08, 2017
The Mothers Who Fled Marawi
Pregnant women and their newborns are among the refugees displaced by conflict in the Philippines.
The Mothers Who Fled Marawi
The Chinese Students Who Come to South Korea
November 03, 2017
The Chinese Students Who Come to South Korea
Life as an undergrad in South Korea is difficult, but it’s still a popular choice for young Chinese.
The Chinese Students Who Come to South Korea
Want 4 Wives? In Indonesia, There’s an App for That
November 02, 2017
Want 4 Wives? In Indonesia, There’s an App for That
A new social media app, along with high-profile practitioners, has Indonesia talking about polygamy.
Want 4 Wives? In Indonesia, There’s an App for That
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
November 01, 2017
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
In Kachin state, locals have taken the war on drugs into their own hands.
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
Thailand's Royal Funeral
October 29, 2017
Thailand's Royal Funeral
Over 350,000 Thais came to pay their respects at late King Bhumibol's Royal Cremation.
Thailand's Royal Funeral
China's Complicated Approach to Transgender Rights
October 23, 2017
China's Complicated Approach to Transgender Rights
There is increasing tolerance for transgender Chinese, but only for performers.
China's Complicated Approach to Transgender Rights
The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal
October 16, 2017
The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal
The Druk Gawa Khilwa (DGK) nunnery in Katmandu teaches its nuns a mixture of martial arts and meditation.
The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal
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